Year 11 Parent Zone

Revision Tips

PiXL Secondary Cognitive Load Theory Parent Pamphlet

PiXL Secondary Keeping active during Revision Parent Pamphlet

PiXL Secondary Spacing and Timing of Revision Parent Pamphlet

PiXL Secondary The chunking technique to revisit information Parent Pamphlet

PiXL Secondary The Flipped Learning Technique Parent Pamphlet

PiXL Secondary The Interleaving technique to revisit information Parent Pamphlet

PiXL Secondary Using Flashcards to help revisit information Parent Pamphlet

Revision timetable

Your child should be taking the time to create a weekly revision timetable in preparation for their PPEs which will begin the week commencing 12th October. At this stage, we expect a minimum of 5 hours of revision per week. Students are welcome to complete this revision at home or in the Study Zone. (The Study Zone is a quiet area available for students to use after school. Staff will be available to support with any questions.)

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Metacognition

During tutor time, students explore various techniques and strategies to support their independent revision. The “thinking about thinking” documents will allow you to encourage and monitor your child’s revision at home.

Thinking about Thinking

Science

Please click here to view the science revision document

Spanish

Why study a language?

Y11 Spanish GCSE Success Evening Information booklet

BTEC Enterprise

This half term, we will cover the following topics of Component 3;

  • Promotional Mix; methods of promotion, e.g. Advertising, Sales promotions, Personal selling, PR, Direct marketing
  • Factors influencing types of promotion
  • Target Markets; B2B, B2C
  • Market Segmentation; Demographic, Geographic, Psychographic, Behavioural
  • Factors influencing choice of promotion; Size, Budget, Target market
  • Financial documents; Invoices, Purchase orders, Credit notes, Receipts, Statement of account
  • Payment methods; Cash, Credit, Payment technologies
  • Sources of revenue and costs; Income from sales and assets, set up and running costs
  • Terminology; Turnover (net sales), Cost of Sales, Gross Profit, Net Profit, Retained Profit, Fixed and Current Assets, Current and Long-Term Liabilities, Debtors and Creditors, Net current assets, Capital

Revision textbooks;

Revise BTEC Tech Award Enterprise Revision Guide (Provided)

BTEC Tech Award Enterprise Student Book 2nd edition (Provided)

Revision materials;

Website – Includes all handouts, teaching PowerPoints and Past papers/assignments

http://bca.warrington.ac.uk/btec/component3.html

Google Classroom – Includes video tutorials and questions relating to each section

Key Dates;

Intervention sessions – Every Thursday 2:50 – 3:50 GR1

PPE Exam – W/B 12th October

External Exam – TBC February 2021

 

ART

Completion of sketchbook work for Cells Project: students are completing work in their sketchbooks at home and in lesson. Intervention classes are also available after school and students are welcome to use these sessions to gain more one to one support.

Sketchbook Deadlines:

2nd October 2020 – Complete Fruit pages

2nd November 2020 – Complete Cells Pages

Students can access support resources and Tutorials on Google Classroom links and the Beamont Collegiate Academy YouTube Channel

Any Concerns please contact Mrs Aspey and Mr Guy

 

TEXTILES

Completion of sketchbook work for the Natural Forms Project: students are completing work in their sketchbooks at home and in lesson. Intervention classes are also available after school and students are welcome to use these sessions to gain more one to one support.

Sketchbook Deadlines:

2nd October 2020 – Complete Natural form pages

2nd November 2020 – Complete Artists research Pages

Students can access support resources and Tutorials on Google Classroom links

Any Concerns please contact Mrs Aspey

Geography

Geography intervention runs on Thursday after school from 2.55 to 3.40.

Pupils should regularly use Seneca as a revision tool to fill gaps and revisit prior knowledge.

All pupils have been provided with a CGP Revision book free of charge. Materials will be released weekly on Google Classroom to support pupils with revision.

Pupils will be sitting a PPE in week 6 based on: Landscapes, Living World, Urban Areas and Economic Development topics.

 

Week Revision and Intervention Theme Seneca Assignments. Exam Focus
2 Landscapes- Coasts 3.2.1 to 3.2.7 Coastal management of coasts- Lyme RegisCreation of headlands and bays.Creation of wave cut platforms.
3 Urban Areas- Lagos 4.1.1 to 4.1.2 and 4.1.9 Rates of urbanisation in HICs, LICs and NEEs.Environmental problems in Lagos- traffic and waste.Education in Lagos
4 Living World- Rainforests 2.2.1 to 2.2.8 Distribution of rainforests.Development in rainforests.Deforestation.Management in rainforests- Amazon.
5 Landscapes- Rivers 3.3.1 to 3.3.7 Creation of meanders.Hydrographs.Human causes of flooding.Physical causes of flooding.
6 Urban Areas- UK 4.1.4 and 4.1.6 and 4.1.8 and 4.1.10 Inequalities in UK.Environmental challenges in UK.Liverpool Case Study.
7 Living World- Cold Environments. 2.4.1 to 2.4.4 Adaptations in cold environments.Opportunities for developments in Alaska.Challenges to development in Alaska.